Blind keen to forget West Ham United draw

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The Manchester United man is hoping to forget about a disappointing draw on Sunday.

Manchester United midfielder Daley Blind is keen to forget the draw against West Ham, reports ITV.

The Dutchman scored a stoppage-time equaliser at Upton Park to rescue a point for his side after they had struggled against Sam Allardyce’s side.

The failure to win in London meant Louis Van Gaal’s men missed the chance to move within three points of Manchester City, who are currently second, and leaves the race for the Champions League wide open.

Now, the former Ajax man has said that his team must focus on the upcoming fixture against Burnley and forget the disappointing result on Sunday afternoon.

“I like that there's an early game already because we can forget this one,” said Blind.

“We have to keep looking up and three points is important in the next game. We showed a fighting spirit and the character we have and we tried to win the game in the end, but we have to do with the draw and one point. Of course, we wanted more.”

The midfielder also believes United needed to score earlier than they did, and had the chances to do so but were without a cutting edge that could have won it for them, with strikers Van Persie and Falcao failing to test 'keeper Adrian and Wayne Rooney used in an unfamiliar right midfield role.

In particular, Colombian forward Falcao missed a glorious opportunity to draw his side level with a miss from close range, but Blind says that it is a positive that they are creating chances and keeping possession.

“We had to score earlier in the game and not at the end,” added Blind.

“I think we could have done that. We had the chances, but not the finish. It's good that we're creating chances and it's good that we keep possession.”

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